Aging well in an upscale retirement community: The relationships among perceived stress, mattering, and wellness.

UNCG Author/Contributor (non-UNCG co-authors, if there are any, appear on document)
Jane E. Myers, Professor (Creator)
Institution
The University of North Carolina at Greensboro (UNCG )
Web Site: http://library.uncg.edu/

Abstract: Residents (N = 142) of a southeastern, upscale retirement community completed measures of wellness, perceived stress, and mattering. Participants scored higher than did a group of adults under age 60 on 4 of 5 second-order wellness factors and Total Wellness, with medium to large effect sizes. Implications for counselors are discussed.

Additional Information

Publication
Adultspan Journal, 6, 96-110.
Language: English
Date: 2007
Keywords
Older people, Wellness, Retirement community, Stress, Mattering, Aging well